The Formation and Evolution of Planets in Protoplanetary Disks

WS 2019/2020

(17200)

Time & Dates

Friday 12:00 - 14:00 in the USM lecture hall. Weekly between 08.11.2019 and 07.02.2019

There will be no lectures or exercises on:
  • 01.11.2019 (holiday)
  • 27.12.2019 (christmas break)
  • 03.01.2020 (christmas break)

Literature

Updates

  • Formula sheet: During the exam, no help other than a calculator may be used. A formula sheet containing all necessary units, quantities, and formulas will be availible during the exam. The current version of this forumula sheet is available for preview here. It might change until the exam.
  • On January 22, the tutorials will take place in the lecture hall instead of at Laplacestraße.
  • 01.08.2019: News or updates will be posted here.

Calendar

Topics

Topics covered in the lecture will include:
  • Overview: Disks & Exoplanets
  • Our Solar System
  • Disk Formation and Disk Structure
  • Disk Evolution - Viscous Theory, Disk Winds, and Dissipation
  • Dust in Protoplanetary Disks
  • Planetesimal Formation
  • Terrestrial Planet Formation
  • Formation of Giant Planets
  • Planet Migration
  • Evolution of Planetary Systems
  • Observations of Protoplanetary Disks

Lecture slides will be posted shortly after the lecture.

Lecture Slides

Date Lecture
8.11. Disks & Exoplanets - An Overview
15.11. The Solar System
22.11. Disk Formation & Disk Structure I
29.11. Disk Structure II & Disk Evolution
06.12. Disk Evolution II
13.12. Dust Physics
20.12. Planetesimal Formation
10.01. Core Formation
17.01. Giant Planet Formation
24.01. Migration & Orbital Evolution
31.01. Observations & Recent Developments
06.02. Exam

Exercises

Exercises are taking place at University Observatory Wednesdays, 3pm - 5pm in the seminar room at Laplacestraße (walk across the lawn from the USM). On January 22, the tutorials will take place in the lecture hall instead.

The exercise sheets will be posted here for download after the lectures.

Tutorial Due date Exercise Sheet
#1 13.11.2019 Download
#2 20.11.2019 Download
#3 27.11.2019 Download
#4 04.12.2019 Download
#5 11.12.2019 Download
#6 18.12.2019 Download
#7 15.01.2020 Download
#8 22.01.2020 (Lecture hall!) Download
#9 29.01.2020 Download
#10 05.02.2020 Q&A